19 Thanksgiving quotes you'll want to share this holiday season

While eating a delicious meal with loved ones this Thanksgiving is definitely one of the highlights of the celebration, it's also a time to give thanks, get excited about sharing traditions, be grateful for what we have and show appreciation and gratitude to those who lend a helping hand.

If you're looking to teach your kids about what it means to be thankful this time of year, here are some our favorite Thanksgiving quotes.

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey quote

To get little kids to be quiet, lower your voice instead of raising it. This forces kids to focus. Got a whole pack to corral? Whisper, "If you want to hear what we're doing next, hop on one foot." Goofy jumping is bound to be contagious.

Oprah Winfrey reminds us to focus on what we have rather than what we don't have.

Savannah Guthrie

Savannah Guthrie quote

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Thanksgiving kicks off a special time to share traditions old and new with kids, family and friends.

John F. Kennedy